New Bachelor of Science Degree in Disability and Human Development at IL UCEDD

May 4, 2017

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The NEW Bachelor of Science in Disability and Human Development offers an innovative interdisciplinary program designed to train students on the complex social, cultural, political, historical, and economic factors that shape the lives of people with disabilities locally, nationally, and internationally.

A leader in the field of disability studies, the Department of Disability and Human Development (DHD) now offers a full range of academic programs: an undergraduate Minor, Bachelor, Master, PhD and graduate certificates. With nearly one in five people worldwide living with a disability, DHD programs prepare students for work across disciplinary fields and career paths from research to service to advocacy. Lead by internationally recognized interdisciplinary faculty, the DHD curriculum centers the voices, expertise, and insights of people with disabilities to work toward advancing the rights, opportunities, and inclusion of people with disabilities.